Horse meat inquiry at South Yorkshire factory

The managing director of a beefburger factory in South Yorkshire has told Calendar of his shock after the firm was drawn into the horse meat scandal. Paragon Quality Foods in Doncaster says it cannot explain the presence of horse DNA in a burger it supplied to the hotel and pub chain Whitbread.

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Horse meat scandal

Another firm in our region has been drawn into the horse meat scandal. Paragon Quality Foods, in Doncaster is now testing all its products after a burger it sold to hotel and pub giant Whitbread was find to contain horse DNA.